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Electronic Recycling Vending Machines

Cash for high-tech trash.


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UK Company Makes Juice from Old Fruit

Nigel Baker and Eleanor Hoad came up with the idea Urban Harvest, a community juice and preserves business, after years of watching surplus fruit go to waste in gardens across the city.


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Interview: By Gordon Wine Bottle Chandeliers

By Gordon is a product development company that specializes in high quality, custom-crafted items for the home.


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Sweden Wants to Import Your Trash

Move over Abba, Sweden has found new fame.


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Building Homes Out Of Plastic Trash

And the Ubuntu Blox house was born.


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Cool Biz Idea: RecycleMatch

RecycleMatch seeks “to create an industrial ecosystem in which the use of energy and materials are optimized, waste is minimized, and there is an economically viable role for every product of a manufacturing process,” in the site’s own words.


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Turning Old Sails in Bags

The tagline for a new online business, Hoist Away Bags, pretty much says it all: “raising old sails to new heights.”


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CompostNow: The Garbage Man Picks Up and Drops Off

With CompostNow you can home compost, without composting at home.


Invention Turns Plastic Into Diesel

Back in 2011 inventor Akinori Ito unveiled a machine that breaks down plastic bags, turning them into usable crude oil.


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Man Builds Model Cars From Discarded Cans

While finishing a canned beverage he thought of model airplanes he’d seen made from cans and thought why not make cars out of the same material?